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Nammu

Goddess of the watery deeps.
[J22]
Said to be the personification of Abzu.[P48]
Worshipped from c. 4000 BC to c. 1750 BC.
[J22]
She created the first humans from sweet water or from clay.
[R69]
The Akkadian-Babylonian Tiamat is derived from her.
[P48]
Or the mother of An and Ki (as consort of Abzu), or the mother of Eki and Enlil.
[R69]


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